spinning

Handspun Yarn Experiment: Finished Spin Show & Tell

Handspun Yarn Experiment: Finished Spin Show & Tell

I have finished plying my most recent skein of handspun. A 3-ply skein weighing 155g and 400m in length, this was my attempt at spinning something a bit heavier than my usual spinning output. Most of the general tips I have seen on spinning a […]

Spinning A 3-Ply Progressive Rainbow

Spinning A 3-Ply Progressive Rainbow

I haven’t spun in a long while. I’ve spun on and off for the better part of ten years, first on spindles and then I later bought myself a spinning wheel as a congratulations to myself for persisting. It was one of my more symbolic […]

A Newly Finished Hat From Handspun Yarn

A Newly Finished Hat From Handspun Yarn

I have finished my first new project since I finally found time to get back into my usual creative flow of ideas and activities. This hat practically flew from the needles in a very few hours, its speed hastened by a mixture of the pure […]

Finished Spinning Project: Stormborn 2ply Yarn

Finished Spinning Project: Stormborn 2ply Yarn

Last week I completed a simple spinning project that had been on the wheel for a while. This basic, 2-ply yarn started out as two gradient batts that the seller (JustADaydream on Etsy) had named ‘Storm’. The finished yarn then got the nickname Stormborn, after […]

Spinning Progress On The Storm Batts Hampered By Illness

Spinning Progress On The Storm Batts Hampered By Illness

I’m feeling pretty under the weather at the moment, so the darker shades of this fibre are pretty indicative of my overall mood and health. Last week I started spinning one of the batts that I had treated myself to, with the hope that this […]